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Graham was well supported in writing the poems for Hybrids of Plants and of Ghosts. Poems included in the work had been accepted by quality literary journals such as American Poetry Review, Iowa Review, and the New Yorker, and she received a grant from the Paul Mellon Fund of Princeton University Press to help publish the collection. Because she is still a relatively young poet whose work has just begun to be addressed by critics, there is no criticism as yet explicitly addressing "Mind." However, some critics have written glowingly about Hybrids of Plants and of Ghosts. In American Poetry Review, Dave Smith writes that the collection is "as promising a first book as any recently published." In his essay "About Jorie Graham" for Ploughshares, Robert Casper praises Graham's ability and calls her poems "crystalline in their concision." In the Dictionary of Literary Biography, Peyton Brien points out...

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